Congo Bill #7

DC Comics

United States

Published
August-September 1955
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12230

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Unarmed Safari! (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Underwater Big Game Hunter! (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Professor Rayex

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #7 ([1955])
The Underwater Big Game Hunter!

Synopsis

A mad scientist captures Janu in an effort to get Congo Bill's aid in proving that land animals can be made to breathe in the sea and vice-versa.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"There! I'm all set..."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor; jungle

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
Genre
Satire-parody

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 5. Binky Says: "Never Underestimate a New Idea!" (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 6. The Boy Who Played Janu! (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Mickey Collins

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #7 ([1955])
The Boy Who Played Janu!
 
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1956-57 (1956)
The Boy who Played Janu

Synopsis

A movie is made about Janu, who sits in as a stunt double for the actor who plays Janu's part.

Show/hide 7. We Point with Pride to Our "Hall of Trophies!" Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. Jungle Encounter Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 9. How to Catch a Lion Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Jerry Millard, author [credited]
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"This is strange territory..."

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor; jungle

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 11. The Unarmed Safari (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Congo Bill goes into the jungle looking for two escaped prisoners. He goes unarmed in order to draw them out. Unfortunately, he must also capture them unarmed once they appear.

Show/hide 12. Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla! (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ray Thompson, line art [signed as R. T.]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Stuart Greetings, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stuart Greetings, Inc.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 14. Untitled (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

Last issue. On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 13508

Cover added

  • 22/08/2017

Index completed

  • 17/10/2019

Last updated

  • 17/10/2019